Optometrist - Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA 
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Job Description
Optometrist - Oakland, CA
Date: Jun 3, 2021
Req ID: 41587
Remote Position:
Country: US
Line of Business:

Remote Position: No

VSP Global is committed to providing professional opportunities for Optometrists. That's why we're connecting you to Premier Program providers recruiting for openings at their private practices.

There is one part-time or full-time opportunity for an Optometrist at located in Oakland, California.

Why you should apply

Fruitvale Optometry is a multilingual practice dedicated to its mission of providing full-scope, affordable, community-oriented care to a diverse patient base. The practice also serves multiple communities by providing eye care services and eyewear to people who need it the most. As a high-volume optometric practice, Fruitvale Optometry is looking for an additional Optometrist to help support its recent expansion and growing patient population. If you're a Spanish-speaking Optometrist with excellent clinical Spanish looking to practice full-scope optometry in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply to this unique opportunity.

Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, Oakland is a vibrant and diverse city with many unique assets to embrace. There are interesting attractions to visit from the Victorian architecture in Old Oakland, the Oakland Museum of California to the farmers market in Chinatown-there's something for everyone to explore. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the picturesque views from one of the many hiking and biking trails in the nearby forests. Oakland also offers residents convenient access to various mass transit systems-San Francisco is just a few minutes away. Its proximity to some of California's most visited destinations-Lake Tahoe, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, and Santa Cruz-makes it an ideal location to work and call home.

About Fruitvale Optometry

Fruitvale Optometry was established in 2004 and provides comprehensive eye care services to residents and families in the surrounding communities. With a full support staff bilingual in Spanish and English, the practice is able to accommodate a high volume of patients, including referrals from outside medical establishments; and offer services to walk-ins who are in need of immediate eye care. The team of Optometrists provide personalized care specializing in glaucoma treatment, medical eye care, pediatric eye care, and specialty contact lenses. The cross-trained staff supports efficient patient flow, enabling the Optometrists to see up to 30 patients daily. To help support the practice's expansion, Fruitvale Optometry is looking for an additional provider to add to the team.

This face-paced practice is fully suited with state-of-the-art optical exam technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of ocular conditions. Advanced diagnostic testing includes Maestro OCT, Humphrey Visual Field, Topographer, and Tonoref Autorefractor/NCT. Highly customized Crystal practice management system that makes charting very easy and efficient.The optical department carries a unique collection of frames to ensure the latest styles for all budgets-plus, an onsite lab is available to conveniently serve patients.

About the opening

Fruitvale Optometry has an opportunity for an Optometrist to provide care 20 to 40 hours a week-fluency in clinical Spanish is required. In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry to ensure excellent eye health and vision care. You are passionate about your work and you're someone who can practice efficiently, relies on evidence-based medicine, provides culturally competent care, and approaches staff with a teamwork mentality.

This is a unique opportunity to care for a wide variety of patients who come from all over the world and speak several languages. The diversity of the patient base offers the opportunity to practice full-scope medical optometry, in addition to providing high-quality vision products. As a valued member of the team, you will actively contribute to the development and success of Fruitvale Optometry.

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion for patient health and safety. The ideal candidate will want to continuously develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Optometry license in the state of California
  • Clinical Spanish fluency or willingness and capacity to learn clinical Spanish quickly

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Glaucoma certification

As a full-time employee of the practice, you'll enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Profit-sharing Opportunities
  • Production bonuses
  • Retirement plan option
  • Sick leave

Special Notice

This is not a career opportunity with VSP Global or its companies. VSP Global is helping Premier Program providers recruit qualified applicants for their private practices. The hiring decision and acceptance of this position are solely between the hiring practice and the applicant.

The above information in this description was provided by the hiring practice. It has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this role. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees hired in this role.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Optometry, Medical, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.


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